The cheapest times to fly from JPA to SFO are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 5th to June 10th
  • October 29th to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JPA to SFO is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $3821 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $1060 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Joao Pessoa (JPA) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1356 to $3090 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $3286. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1873 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1953 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JPA to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JPA to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JPA to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JPA to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from João Pessoa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into JPA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to João Pessoa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $251 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1913. Return trip prices are from the SFO to JPA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JPA to SFO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JPA to SFO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JPA to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (JPA > MCO > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $978
  • Average savings: $975 (49.92%)

See JPA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (JPA > MIA > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $985
  • Average savings: $968 (49.56%)

See JPA to MCO flights

Hack #3: Brasilia (JPA > BSB > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1064
  • Average savings: $889 (45.52%)

See JPA to BSB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JPA to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Fiji Airways, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6378 miles or 10264 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JPA to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JPA to SFO flight is about 12 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Joao Pessoa and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from JPA to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJPA
Origination airport namePresidente Castro Pinto International Airport
CityJoao Pessoa

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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